Article: Ignoring years of silver price manipulation, Orwellian CFTC now goes after Reddit Apes

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Ignoring years of silver price manipulation, Orwellian CFTC now goes after Reddit Apes

Ronan Manly, Bullion Star, 04 March 2021

On Monday 1 March, an article in Bloomberg Law by CFTC connected lawyers from law firm Clifford Chance revealed that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly investigating retail silver trader activity in the silver price and that the US Department of Justice looks set to investigate as well.

Before looking at this shocker of an Orwellian development, it’s helpful to provide some context on the CFTC’s track behavior in this area and to show how hypocritical such a development would be. Continue reading “Article: Ignoring years of silver price manipulation, Orwellian CFTC now goes after Reddit Apes”

Article: SmileDirectClub Sues NBC Over News Report, Seeking $2.85 Billion

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SmileDirectClub Sues NBC Over News Report, Seeking $2.85 Billion

SmileDirectClub attorney was lawyer in suit against ABC News for stories on beef called ‘pink slime’ by critics

Benjamin Mullin

Wall Street Journal, 18 May 2020

Teledentistry company SmileDirectClub Inc. sued Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, seeking nearly $3 billion in damages for what it alleges were defamatory news reports about the company’s treatment methods.

The suit, filed Monday in a Tennessee court, focuses on a Feb. 13 “NBC Nightly News” segment that described complaints by some SmileDirectClub customers and warnings about teledentistry from an orthodontics professor. The lawsuit also says that an online article accompanying the segment is inaccurate.

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